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Nov 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
leadership. >> the chief spokesman for the u.n. human rights commission has said that it's seems this incident is very likely to be a war crime. joining me from geneva is our correspondent. >> i have just been at a briefing where he said that. in response to a question that i put to him. although he stressed that this video still need to be verified, he said that it appears to showed soldiers no longer taking part in the hostilities and therefore to kill them would be a war crime under international law, under the geneva convention. noncombatants who are summarily executed, that constitutes a war crime. it went on to say the u.n. human rights council is gathering evidence of violations carried out by both sides in syria and building a case. it seems this video, too, will be part of the evidence, if that case comes up before the international criminal court. >> if it does take it further, what does that mean? what would achieve? >> we see people from the former warsaw in yugoslavia in the international criminal court at the hague now. people are tried. the people who are subject t
WHUT
Oct 31, 2012 11:00pm EDT
-- he's just,un, a great actor with impeccable comedy timing. and i always saw great humor in those scenes. and so we always knew we needed somebody who was going to be able to just naturally bring that to the part. >> rose: denzel described him as a scene stealer. >> well, i guess you could say that. >> you can't steal scenes if you aren't any good. >> rose: exactly. >> he's very, very good. very, very good. >> rose: roll tape. this is the first scene. this is denzel getting ready for takeoff, take a look as pilot. >> i don't think so, sir. >> are you sure? >> whitt whitaker. >> nice to meet you, >> my pleasure. >> oxygen, check. you want a hit? >> no, thank you, sir. >> you sure? >> yes, sir. . >> how you feeling today, sir? >> a little tired. quick turnaround for me. off tomorrow. >> here's coffee. >> oh, thank you. >> and your aspirin. >> thank you. >> and the manifest with 102 souls on board. thank you, thank you, thank you. let's get them tucked in. we're ready to push. >> you got it. >> rose: this young pilot here is saying what to himself. he doesn't know what he's gotten hi
WHUT
Nov 14, 2012 6:00pm EST
the assembly on behalf of latin america and caribbean states, the chilean envoy said overwhelmingly u.n. opposition to the embargo reflects the consensus of virtually the entire world. >> we emphasize the consistency between the application of the unilateral measures which has no backing international law and the spirit of principles and purposes of the charter of the united nations. we urge the u.s. to make the necessary adjustments in this regard, allowing this legislation with the charter of the united nations, the resolutions of the united nations, and the views of countries of latin america and the caribbean in general of all the regions of the world. >> the united nations is warning that haiti's upcoming march harvest may already have been destroyed by the flooding of hurricane sandy. it left haiti overrun with devastating floods, causing widespread damage and adding thousands of people to the massive numbers already displaced by previous floods and the devastating earthquake of january 2010. on tuesday, the u.n. relief official said in addition to potentially destroying march's h
WHUT
Nov 13, 2012 6:00pm EST
vietnam to call for u.s. withdrawal. the current u.s. ambassador to the u.n., susan rice, is rumored to the top candidate to replace y clinton as secretary of state. rice was asked about her future plans on monday. >> i love my job here in the united nations. i always have. i always will. especially today. i look forward to serving as long as president obama would like to. >> the obama administration has announced it will likely decide in the coming weeks on the role of u.s. troops in afghanistan after a scheduled withdrawal in 2014. on monday, defense secretary leon panetta said although the majority of u.s. forces will return home, and unspecified number could stay behind to continue military operations. new government data shows the year-to-date time from january to october was the warmest ever recorded for the contiguous united states. according to the national climatic data center, the national temperature was 3.4 degrees fahrenheit higher than the 20th century average, and more than one degree higher than the previous record for the first 10 months of the year. october's cooler
WHUT
Nov 14, 2012 11:00pm EST
with them. but for them to go after the u.n. ambassador who had nothing to do with benghazi and was simply making a presentation based on intelligence that she had received and to besmirch her reputation is outrageous. >> joining me are julianna goldman, white house correspondent for "bloomberg news," and martha raddatz, senior foreign affairs correspondent for angst news. thank you both for being here. >> great to be here. >> let's start on the domestic decide and we'll move to foreign affairs. julianna did the president leave any wiggle room for compromise on the tax cuts. >> the president said come january 1, taxes will go up. the congress, if they decide they're going to hold middle class tax cuts hostage for tax cuts on the wealthy, then tax cuts are going to go up across the board. but he's drawing a line in the sand, essentially, that the current tax rates, bush-era tax rates for the top 2% are going to expire january 1 but he did leave himself some wiggle room. it's just a question of when that wiggle room can really go into play. >> they have a lame duck session coming up-- "they"
WHUT
Nov 12, 2012 7:00am EST
and the u.n. security council. >> for more on this and other stories, you can take a look at the bbc website, bbc.com/news. you all watching "gmt" from bbc world news. >> which of leaders will guide the country through the next decade. syrian aircraft bombed rebel- held town killing at least six people and sending refugees across the border. it is time to get an update on the world of business with aaron. greece -- look, but jets -- budgets -- and desperate for this money from the e you. it hasn't done enough? the people there are not happy. >> they are not happy and they will not be happy with what was passed last night. the approved and passed the 2013 budget. boy, it comes with another round of the cuts that will hit the likes of public sector wages, it will hit pensions and other benefits. but a very important budget because this whole budget was pinned on whether or not athens was going to get the next chunk of bailout money to the tune of $40 billion. athens is telling us by this friday it runs out of money. the question is -- will it get the money? we know eurozone finance ministers a
WHUT
Nov 13, 2012 7:00am EST
the golden heights in 1967. the u.n. has been in place on the cease-fire line since. let's get more from golden heights. good to see you. what's going on there today? >> well, so far we've been hearing some pretty heavy exchange of gunfire on the syrian side of the heights. that's the ongoing fighting that's been happeninging at the cease-fire line basically. as far as this sight, the occupied sight, things have been very quiet today. there have been so far no reported incidents of mortar shells falling on the occupied side on the israeli population areas. we did however see some israeli machinery at work along the anti-tank tunnels. these are the tunnels that are built along the buffer zone, along the cease-fire line and they have been, it's really army machinery has been digging deeper into these tunnels in what seems to be an attempt to broaden the tunnels as it were. but as far as the towns that are close to the border are concerned, things are been very quiet. >> obviously it appears apparent and please correct me if i'm wrong, the conflict in syria is beginning to have an impact in
WHUT
Nov 15, 2012 7:30am EST
, thanks. >>> north korean leader kim jong-un has sent a congratulatory telegram to china's new leader, xi jinping. north korea state-run media quoted the telegram as saying xi's election to the post is an indication of the people's trust and expectations at a time when socialism is entering a new stage. the telegram said that kim believes the friendly ties between china and north korea will become stronger, as desired by the people of both countries. china is north korea's biggest ally. the economic ties between the two countries, including trade and investment, have strengthened in recent years. north korea wants to rebuild its economy with china's kropsi cooperation. attention is focused on when kim will schedule talks with the new leaders. >>> the eurozone economic shrank from july to september compared to the previous three months. this is a decline for the second quarter in a row. this also means the common currency block slid into a recession. the european union's data office released the preliminary figure of gross domestic product for the third quarter of this year. it fell 0.1% f
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Nov 12, 2012 6:00pm EST
registered with the un . meanwhile, on sunday, israel fired a guided missile into syria as a warning shot. in the basque region of spain, residents in barricada held a vigil to pay homage to a 53- year-old woman who jumped from a balcony to her death as she was about to be evicted. the death of amaia egana marked the second suicide related to evictions in spain after a growing movement has put pressure on authorities to act. the government and opposition leaders were expected to meet on monday to work on changes to the country's mortgage laws which critics say favor banks and fail to cancel debts, even homes are repossessed. maine has seen a mounting economic crisis with unemployment now exceeding 25%. a general spite -- strike in spain has been called for wednesday. @meanwhile, greece has passed a new austerity budget amidst mass protests in spending cuts and tax hikes. 15,000 anti-austerity demonstrators gathered outside the parliament. protesters condemned european leaders who demanded greek cuts in exchange for an international bailout. >> this is a budget that will bleed the greek pe
WHUT
Nov 15, 2012 6:00pm EST
future promotion of u.n. ambassador susan rice over her handling of the deadly september 11 attacks on u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. rice has been mentioned as a potential successor to secretary of state hillary clinton. flanked by fellow republican senator lindsey graham of south carolina, senator john mccain of arizona vowed to thwart any senate confirmation for rice. >> let's see what happens here, but we will do whatever is necessary to block the nomination that is within our power as far susan rice is concerned. while we await the findings and recommendations of the internal review of the big as the attack by the administration, it is essential for congress to conduct its own independent assessment. there is no credibility amongst most of us concerning the administration and the numerous controversies and contradictions that have been involved in their handling of this issue. >> responding at a news conference in washington, president obama defended rice and issued a challenge to her detractors. >> senator mccain and senator gramm and others want to go after someone, they shoul
WHUT
Nov 5, 2012 7:00am EST
of the irish government, they didn't have the support of the unions or u.n. regulators, but their boss is confident that this time around things could actually be moving in their direction. this is what he said to us. >> if they apply the same ruling they did when the airlines were allowed to merge, then they must approve. we submit a package that involves multiple coming to ireland, providing competition and i think if the offer is set fairly by the competitions, then there's no doubt it will be approved. >> and absolutely, they actually came up with their latest numbers, they fell by 52%. by anybody's stretch is a lot of money, but it's small compared to the 5.2 billion they made and what's caused the drop, quite a few things. they had to find p.p.i. and allegations of laundering money from mexican drug cartels, they had to raise that to a staggering $1.15 billion. the big question is is that going to be enough given the serious of those money laundering accusations. >> julia, thank you very much. a husband and wife arrested in pakistan on suspicion of killing their 15-year-old daugh
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Nov 16, 2012 6:00pm EST
that is living in a very dire situation. the u.n. has decided to shut all of these schools tomorrow as well as the ministry of education, higher education call for the university to not open tomorrow. gaza announced the need for medical supplies. i was speaking to a number of doctors in gaza city and are in bad need for 192 types of medicines that are not available in the stocks of the ministry of health or the hospitals. there is the need for 450 items of medical supplies, or what they called disposable medical items. if these needs are not met by the next day or two, there will be a big humanitarian crisis in the gaza strip. the situation is deteriorating. the targets are the civilians. the last one was a 10-month-old baby child who was killed by any israeli missile. the missiles are falling as i speak to you. breaking news coming out from the medical crew next to me, the f-16's are targeting the beach camp in the east of gaza city at the moment. are targeting-16's the beach camp in the west of gaza city at the moment. that is breaking news that is happening as we speak. >> mohammed omer,
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